Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To be right'She's not right.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'

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